Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts todays show discussing diabetes in reference to an Australian study that claims stomach banding could be a cure. Ben outlines the various risks and side effects associated with gastric bypass procedures. Asserting that nutrition and exercise are the best methods to control diabetes.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss probiotics. A recent lawsuit in California against Dannon Co. Inc. brings the topic into discussion. A consumer group claims the companies $100 million dollar ad campaign is misleading.
- Trish has a friend diagnosed with Epstein-Barr syndrome.
- Michael has a deep vein thrombosis.
- Jane's husband is experiencing chronic peripheral neuropathies due to type II diabetes.
- Mike has a friend with a severe rash all over his body.